Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lewisham Borough

Above: Outline map of the borough today with the old boundaries for Metropolitan Deptford and Lewisham. The main place names have been added. Until 1965 the centre of Lewisham, which had once been a small village, was part of the … Continue reading

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Camberwell Station

Above: The lower walls of Camberwell Station today. The upper level (platform level) was removed several years ago. If you were to walk from Camberwell Green in the direction of Kennington Oval, your route would take you along Camberwell New Road. … Continue reading

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Michael Faraday Memorial

Above: The structure by day, taken during a lull in the traffic. I have driven, walked and even travelled on a bus past the large shiny structure in the middle of one of the roundabouts at the Elephant Castle on … Continue reading

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St George and the Dragon, Southwark Cathedral

Above: Beautiful painted stone plaque to be seen in Southwark Cathedral. Have a Great St George’s Day ! ‘Now you are being patriotic’ I hear you say. Well perhaps I am but the theme of St George and the Dragon … Continue reading

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New Cross Gate Station View

Above: View from the new high walkway of the station on 11 March 2015. Starting on the left we can see: Shard of Glass; St Paul’s Cathedral; the light-topped slightly  curved shape of 20 Fenchurch Street (commonly known as the … Continue reading

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Rotherhithe Warehouses

Above: View on the beach at Rotherhithe at low tide. (Copyright remains the property of the artist). Every now and again a view that I have not seen before comes along. This painting, by Bill Holkham, appears on the Internet. … Continue reading

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The Concrete House, Lordship Lane

Above: The Concrete House in Lordship Lane, taken in March 2015. The picture above shows what looks like a large, normally-built attractive Victorian house. It carries the name ‘The Ferns’ on the gateposts and stands at No 549 Lordship Lane, SE22. … Continue reading

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